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Robotics in the Classroom: TERKhik

Author: 
Nourbakhsh, Illah ; Lauwers, Tom
Issue Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Description: 
This is based on using a robot called iRobot Create which can be built with directions on this site http://www.terk.ri.cmu.edu/recipes/index.php This lab consists of some activities that are accessible by both students and teachers to introduce robots as educational tools, both in existing curricula and as foundational technology for exciting out of school activities. There is handout on creating and running robot programs and two actiities to try. In addition, there is a folder that contains all of the source and documentation for programming the robot.
Keywords: 
robot, robotics, iRobot Create
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Learner
Type: 
Tool : Code
Publisher: 
Computer Science for High School TECS workshop at Carnegie-Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA
URL: 
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/cs4hs/summer07/
CSTA Classification: 

CPP.L3A-04

Apply analysis, design, and implementation techniques to solve problems (e.g., use one or more software lifecycle models).

CT.L3B-10

Decompose a problem by defining new functions and classes.

CPP.L3A-02

Use mobile devices/ emulators to design, develop, and implement mobile computing applications.

CPP.L3A-05

Use Application Program Interfaces (APIs) and libraries to facilitate programming solutions.

NONE

CC.L3C-10

Emerging Technologies

CT.L3A-02

Describe a software development process used to solve software problems (e.g., design, coding, testing, verification).

CC.L3C-01b

Program Implementation (AP Comp Sci A Topic II)

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